View the following short video that shows one theory of what causes depression:
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Helpful video simulating Serotonin re-uptake.
Other research is now suggesting that the explanation of depression by a simple chemical imbalance is at best incomplete, as in this Psychology Today article: What Causes Depression? (Links to an external site.)
Write a 2 to 3 paragraph essay discussing the following questions:
• In what ways does integrating neuroscience with psychology help psychology as a science?
• How does our understanding of genetics influence psychological research?
• What are some examples of real-world applications that have improved our lives as a result of research where biology, neuroscience, and psychology overlap?